Subject: Re: 1.3 19971109 sparc question
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <haszlaki@UAccess.NET>
Date: 11/11/1997 23:33:29
> > pardon my ignorance, but what exactly is open mode?
> "open mode" is a naive, tty-only based vi mode where all the keys
> work normally, but there's only one active line. It's usable on
> ttys without any way to move vertically up. It's very cool - and
> not available yet in nvi.
oh. hmmm... is that what the current man page refers to as
"Enter open mode"? If so, what would the "/pattern/" do?
(Is there some easy to get to place that documents how open mode acts/works?)